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Can ct scan see cancers in urinary tract

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes.: Here is a helpful link which outlines the organs covered in a CT pelvis/abdomen. https://healdove.com/health-care-industry/CT-Scan-of-Abdoman-and-Pel ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Safir
30 years experience Urology
Interesting: Glad to hear that your CT and CMP are normal. Dehydration can cause crystals to come out of solution and come out as grit in the urine. It is import ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
UTI and cancer: No usually except for schistosomiasis which doesn't generally happen in the US. The disease is most commonly found in Africa, as well as Asia and Sout ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
See below: A ct scan sees solid structures better than hollow ones. Early colon cancer begins on the inside lining of the colon. Unless there is a mass that may ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Maluccio
27 years experience Surgical Oncology
Depends: Stage ii colon cancer is early stage, limited to the lining of the colon. If your question refers to the use of sophisticated ct imaging (virtual colo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Marra
29 years experience Radiology
CT very useful: CT scans are often very useful to check to see if cancer has returned (as you had guessed). So getting ct scans periodically, such as every 6 months, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Yes: CAT scan and other forms of imaging are not good for detecting bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is best detected by direct visualization with cystoscopy ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
At some point: in its development, every cancer is "occult" because it originates on a microscopic level. CT has a high sensitivity for detecting lung cancer, appro ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Pulmonologist: Your best bet would be to see a Pulmonologist.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not definitely: Clinical stage refers to our best guess based on imaging studies, such as chest ct, pet/ct and brain mri, and minor procedures, such as mediastinoscop ... Read More
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